Protecting and ensuring the continuity of the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States are essential to the nation's security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. For more information, visit www.dhs.gov/criticalinfrastructure.
The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something™" public awareness campaign is a program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities.
Many are still rebuilding their town's infrastructure, businesses and lives one year after Sandy hit the Northeast.
As a part of continuing efforts to aid those affected by disasters, FEMA operates Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers that provide flexibility to affected areas. This video highlights Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in use in south Texas in response to Hurricane Alex.
A new portable radar device from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory can detect heartbeats and breathing of victims trapped under rubble in a disaster. This video from NASA describes FINDER: radar designed to locate disaster victims.
Back by popular demand, the second-annual Continuity Insights New York conference is a convenient, affordable event. Thought-leaders at HBO, Verizon Wireless, the BCI, and many more prominent organizations will share business continuity wisdom, lessons learned and best practices. Here's what sets Continuity Insights New York 2013 apart from the rest ...
Interview with Innominate's CEO Dirk Seewald at ARC World Industry Forum 2013. Interview conducted by Sid Snitkin, Vice President of ARC Advisory Group.
Learn how AT&T works to prepare for natural disasters during a network disaster recovery exercise in Hartford, CT. AT&T's disaster recovery team can provide emergency cellular coverage and mobile charging stations in times of disaster.
Analyst Aaron Goldberg says that if five years ago you told corporate management of IT that we’d allow end users to bring in any device they owned and that we’d give them access to all of their corporate applications and information on those personally owned devices, you’d have thought it was crazy.
In this video, J P Morgenthal from EMC Consulting explains how much of the risk concerns for cloud computing have focused on operational risk — the risk of an outage or security breach — while little thought has been given to the organizational risks, how cloud computing changes IT roles, skills and career paths.
The first-annual Continuity Insights Chicago conference takes place next week, June 18-19. This comprehensive two-day conference offers educational sessions, networking opportunities and a review of the latest technologies. We’re excited to announce our plenary sessions for this event.
When Hurricane Sandy threatened the East Coast, disaster officials and first responders notified residents of mandatory evacuation orders. Survivors of the storm agree that common sense and good citizenship call for compliance in such circumstances.
At the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, business continuity experts discuss ways to develop a balanced scorecard, the benefits of using a standards-based approach (ISO 31000) and a common pitfall: analysis paralysis.
At the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference, business continuity experts discuss the importance of setting exercise objectives and the need to view exercises as a training and awareness tool -- not a test that is passed or failed.
At the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference, business continuity experts discuss the importance of realistic exercises -- test the plan, don't plan to test -- and the need for a follow-up to review and act on the exercise results and feedback.